Female Vampire Headed To Tekken Revolution As A New Character

By Ishaan . July 19, 2013 . 4:34pm

Namco Bandai recently conducted a poll for a new character in Tekken Revolution. At a Tekken panel at Comic-Con today, they revealed that the Female Vampire character has won the vote. Here’s her description:

 

Female Vampire (A young girl, long imprisoned by the Rochefort family):

 

A young female vampire that has been imprisoned in a wing of the Rochefort Estate, where Lili was raised.

 

She has a dark personality, but her gothic attire and uncanny beauty are mesmerizing. During development of Tekken 6, she was proposed as a character that used an actual martial art, but also with fireballs, like a 2D fighting game character.

 

However, aside from Harada, a strange phenomena occurred in which many members got married or gave birth to children around the same time. As a result, not many staff were left at work to complete the character, and she was discarded. The concept was salvaged again during Tekken 6 BR, but the same strange phenomena occurred again and Harada locked the concept away in a safe, wanting to keep it secured within the development team since it (she) seems to bring good fortune.

 

Image source: Double Helix’s Rich Bantegui.

 


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  • http://epiclyamazing.wordpress.com/ AzureNova

    So much win in her character design! =^_^=

    • $7573679

      You mean boobs? ;)

      • Sakurazaki

        I mean zettai ryouiki!

  • http://lookingglass.kokidokom.net/ gundamjehutykai

    Just when you thought tekken characters couldn’t get any stupider… A vampire? Seriously??
    And a fireball spammer at that? She would totally break the game! Jinpachi proved that ages ago!

    • Brion Valkerion

      they had 3 kinds of devil, kangaroo, raptor, panda, brown bear, angel, giant aztec aliens, robot russians, zombie cyborg, ninja cyborg, old man, android girl, sweedish/japanese super hero, guy who survived being thrown in a volcano, lady who is in her 50s with the body of a 20 year old who has a son in the game who seems older than her, 2 masked wrestlers who can only speak in jaguar talk yet everyone understands them, giant egyptian crystal monster, super acrobatic fat guy, a purple wearing engrish speaking trillionare, magic wooden training dummy, black CIA ninja, and a freaking disco man.

      But a vampire, OH FUCK NO THATS TOO MUCH!

      seriously man…

      • http://lookingglass.kokidokom.net/ gundamjehutykai

        That’s exactly my point! It’s like they thought “which ridiculous cliché have we not yet added into this game? There HAS to be one we haven’t used yet!”

        Hell, the only one I can think of now is some kind of summoner which is contracted to a spirit… Wait, that’s kinda like Unknown isn’t it??

        • heartless141

          yes, and PLEASSEEE elaborate me on how that is bad? if you think the existing character is ridiculous, then may be you should play another game. OH WAIT! every single other fighting game character is pretty much the same too!

        • MasterScrub

          If you want a fighting game with completely bland, uninteresting characters, go play Virtua Fighter, the weirdest that game has is a ninja and a naked metal chick that you can’t even play as. (Not that I’m bad mouthing VF or anything, the characters themselves are just dull.)

          • Slayven19

            This and I kinda like some of virtua fighter characters but most of them just have no flair. Game is very good though so Don’t let this comment bother anyone about playing the game.

      • $7573679

        Wow, you totally decimated that argument.

      • http://thespellcraftcolumn.wordpress.com Rudolph Consuegra

        Perhaps she just has some kind of Devil Gene offshoot?

      • Thomaz Barros

        Half of these things aren’t even that amazing so you can single out and say “wow, that’s out-of-place”.

        • Slayven19

          Half aren’t but half are so he’s still right. Also way to miss the point of the post because just because those things aren’t out of place in tekken to you they’d be in SF. The only reason you are even saying that is because you are used to seeing them since forever.

          • Thomaz Barros

            So? What if they would be out of place in Street Fighter? Different Games and Different Settings
            I don’t even get it why Tiger is considered such a bizarre character.
            He is just a capoeira fighter who happens to like disco

    • CptPokerface

      Jinpachi’s fireballs are easy to dodge. One word: Sidestep. Learn your Tekken.

      • http://lookingglass.kokidokom.net/ gundamjehutykai

        being easy to dodge doesn’t make fighting him any less frustrating to fight! Sidestepping breaks the flow of movement and makes it harder to press forward and close the distance.

        I suggest that you do the same as what you say.

        • CptPokerface

          Name me a boss battle in fighting games that HASN’T been frustrating to fight? Especially in Tekken? Come on. You just tap up or down TWICE then start advancing forward.

          I’ve played tekken 5 a million times over and while he does use the fireball often, he doesn’t spam it as much as you’d like to believe.

          • Thomaz Barros

            Ogre and True Ogre.
            Heihachi in Tekken 4 is pretty easy too.

        • heartless141

          lol, if jinpachi is annoying to fight then i assume you didn’t get very far into the game.

          do you even block lows? bro?

          • Vash bane

            “do you even block lows?”

            my only weakness in fighting games(and the fact I natural suck at them) D:

        • Kelohmello

          If you know what you’re doing it doesn’t break the flow of movement at all. It’s a fighting game, they’re supposed to be hard to master.

        • Kaitsu

          You’ll probably cry playing King of Fighters then. All bosses in that series are unfair.

    • DyLaN

      Do ppl even take fighting game character/plot seriously? (Don’t say P4A, tht an exception)

  • kisunoyami

    What a pretty design~

  • Demeanor

    Yessss I voted for her. Too bad I’ll never get to use her since it’s 30k gift points per char (300 3-points matches) and I’m only at 21k, plus I seem to be cursed, getting only characters that I hate. Want Xiaoyu? You get Bryan and Steve…

    • http://blackstar2661.deviantart.com/ SilverSpades

      Download the JPN version, you’ll get 2 characters for the GP of one.

      • Demeanor

        REALLY??? Gonna try it immediately! A few questions: is the current jp version the same we’ll get in a while (about end of July)? Will my progress carry over or it’s a start from scratch? If this version nets you 2 chars each time, is it retroactive for past checkpoints? (1000, 7000…) C’moooon add Jun add my Juuun! XD

        • http://blackstar2661.deviantart.com/ SilverSpades

          Everything carries over, JPN acts like you just loaded a save file from the english one.

  • AkuLord3

    Huh so she was suppose to be a Tekken 6 character…yeah that explains alot. I don’t mind the design but really though? a vampire? and for Revolution? ehhhh

    • Slayven19

      A human that can transform into a DEVIL!

      • Lynx

        We Mazinger now? I guess one could say this is Zero’s Minerva X in the format of a vampire.

        • Slayven19

          lol, just caught that.

    • Ni

      the female Tekken Force Girl (the second place in the poll) was meant to be a Tekken 5 character, but they got feared that the rating of the game would change so they scrapped the idea, then they would put her in tekken 6 BR but she didn’t made to the game.

  • http://takopako.tumblr.com takopako

    yay, that’s who i voted for!!!

  • Hiro Oozora

    >Female Sumo didn’t win
    MAAAAAN

  • Slayven19

    This was the one with the most votes anyway so it makes sense for this one to be picked. It was really between the vampire and female paul for me anyway, can’t really remember the other picks.

  • Chestnut Bowl

    I would like this character in a different franchise. She’s interesting, but she really does not fit in the Tekken universe. Toss her in Soul Calibur or something, they play it pretty loose there.

    • wererat42

      There are boxing kangaroos, animated training dummies, and battle androids in Tekken. How does a vampire not fit in?

      • JoJo_649

        Screw that, there’s a freaking BOXING RAPTOR for Morgan Freeman’s sake!!

      • Chestnut Bowl

        As ridiculous as those things are, none of them are supernatural.

        • Ni

          Devils and Angels are pretty supernatural to me :v

          • Chestnut Bowl

            You have a point.

        • Slayven19

          Not to mention tekken bosses like ogre and azerel(however you say his name) Regardless I’m just baffled that you can’t see this character in tekken of all places after everything they’ve had up till now.

    • Ramengeddon

      There is an android that tosses her exploding head at you…I think a vampire will coast under the strangeness radar just fine lol.

  • Rodrigo Branco

    Good I voted for her :3

    • http://Youtube.com/Dyjuan1 Rising Overlord

      So who else was in the running to be made?

  • MrSirFeatherFang

    That’s very strange. Maybe when they release her the birth rate of the human race will slightly spike lol

  • barkhov

    Yes it’s not shin kamiya.

  • 栗場 江理久

    Aw, I had voted for Shin even though I never saw the movie. But this’ll be interesting to see. First match-up, Lili vs. Vampire Girl. Fight!

    • http://www.senran-international.boards.net/ TwinTails

      They’re might be plot where she want’s revenge.

      • 栗場 江理久

        I definitely see that happening. That and/or if she proved too powerful, Asuka and Sebastian can help out.

  • http://www.senran-international.boards.net/ TwinTails

    That’s…..very creepy! Harada might have to do some investigating on this matter, I hope they can squeeze her in before something else happens.

  • Kelohmello

    I wish I could see a larger version of this picture. Also, while I’m glad this won over certain other things, I’m really sad, because I voted for Female Paul and I really think that would have been a cute character.

  • Tonton Ramos

    So this the Ultra Street Fighter 4 5th character…. oh wait wrong game. Hope she is DLC in TTT2 or appear in Tekken 7.

  • anthony apduhan

    We need a werewolf in Tekken! and please don’t say Unknown’s wolf spirit… just a werewolf.

    • MitsuiLiam

      Unknown’s wolf spirit

    • isotrex

      Unknown’s wolf spirit.

    • http://blackstar2661.deviantart.com/ SilverSpades

      We need a resurrection of the Bloody Roar series. THAT had werewolves… sorta.

  • My Little endy

    I was hoping the giant mantis would win the vote.

  • doubleO7

    I voted for the salmon. But I do like vampire girl.

  • batanen

    Good choice I think, but would like to see her in TTT2 too.

  • Abysswalker90

    Sometimes I wish that I liked Tekken. =/

  • Ouch My Head Said Dionysus

    Boring, I wanted to play as the salmon who could release eggs and flop about.

  • ChiffonCake

    You know, seeing all the crazy shit these games have, I’m been getting more and more interested in Tekken. And maybe I’ll be a bit better in a 3D fighter than 2D ones.

  • artemisthemp

    She look like Anna

  • Nitraion

    Hmm lili’s mother? :V

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    she can drink my blood anytime…..

  • Wiccan1109

    I would’ve thought everyone was sick of vampires by now what with all the trending over the past few years. Obviously not. o_O Quite a surprise.

  • CirnoLakes

    What, no female sumo wrestler? No female Paul?
    Bah.

  • Boebie

    First Stanley doesn’t make the cut in Skullgilrls, now my Salmon is eliminated. When will my love of fish and of fighting games finally be united?

  • DCBlackbird

    ehhh kind of underwhelmed but not at all disappointed

  • Chaos_Knight

    She looks like Juri Han.

  • XaviIniesta

    Here are bigger versions of her pictures:

    http://postimg.org/image/l4a1gk0gx/

    http://postimg.org/image/nhltf6cxf/

    This is a very smart way to test out risky characters that they’re otherwise not sure if they would work or be popular in the game. Since it’s a free to play game, there’s not much problem if it doesn’t work out. And if it does, maybe we’ll see them in Tekken 7. Though this character in particular seemed like the least weird/unsure card since she didn’t make it into the game due to the development team being unavailable. Since that’s the case, I hope there already are some good ideas behind her, because she sounds and looks interesting.

  • ShadowDivz

    So, people just end up getting married or having kids whenever she gets discussed?
    Is she an aphrodisiac?

  • Göran Isacson

    … Female Paul, a giant mantis and salmon, a perfectly ordinary old man… I gotta admit, I want to see ALL these characters now.

  • http://queensblade.net/index.php/characters/cattleya gulabjamuns

    She would be my 2nd place, but I can’t deny that I wanted to see that Sexy Female Tekken Force character happen… hell, since they’d tone her down anyways I just really want to see what her original concept looks like, that’s all.

    Because… lol, she’d push the ratings up?? Yeah right… c’mon, prove me wrong Harada…. XD

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